Restaurant reviews

Beecher’s at Paine Field defies expectations of airport food

The menu includes Japanese-style steak, salmon, salads, sandwiches and, of course, grilled cheese.


South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken

BBQ Chicken, inside the H Mart food court, specializes in Korean-style fried chicken and sides.


The ballpark chow at Everett Aquasox games hits to all fields

A mushroom blend burger, pulled pork sandwiches and loaded tater tots are some of the new offerings.


New owners keep the flavor and feel of popular Whidbey diner

Deb and Jeff Kennelly don’t want to make (too many) changes because Freeland Cafe is great the way it is.

Sound to Summit in Snohomish excels at bites and brews

The original craft brewery in Snohomish has a menu of small plates perfect for sharing with friends.

Jimmy Peppers: The wheels come off, the flavor stays put

From the brisket to the burgers, it’s all golden-brown deliciousness at this new restaurant.

For 50 years, Zeke’s off US 2 has served delicious burgers

It’s been a popular pit stop in Gold Bar for skiers and hikers, and the same family still runs it.

Dumpling Generation rivals Seattle’s finest for steamed dishes

The Edmonds restaurant specializes in handmade dumplings and noodles of northeastern China.

Fast-growing 85°C opens second bakery-cafe in south county

85°C Bakery Cafe opened in Lynnwood in 2017. Now it has another location 4 miles away in Edmonds.

Crow Island Farms brings French country cuisine to Stanwood

Chef-owner Dennis Newman shares his passion for wild game and one-pot cooking at the restaurant.

Kafe Neo in Edmonds feeds a crowd with no fuss and no muss

It’s nothing fancy, but the place’s Greek food is great for takeout when you don’t want to cook.

Escape from work with lunch at Bothell’s Salted Grape Cafe

The cozy place offers quick bites, include hoagies, tacos and paninis, in a relaxing atmosphere.

A family-sized Caribbean Nachos in a Mariners helmet from Paseo at T-Mobile Park on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Here’s what’s cooking at T-Mobile Park, home of the Mariners

You could buy yourself some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, but there’s a whole lot more on the menu.

A family-sized Caribbean Nachos in a Mariners helmet from Paseo at T-Mobile Park on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett Mall food court gets a flavorful touch of diversity

Step away from the franchised name brands and enjoy a taste of Turkey at Navid Food.

This burger will feed a family — or one hungry customer

The tasty 1½-pounder at Stanwood’s Mammoth Burger Co. is equivalent to six quarter-pound burgers.

MJ Café brings Filipino desserts and sweet crepes to Everett

It’s where you’ll find halo-halo, the Philippines’ most popular dessert.

Snohomish’s Cocos Mariscos & Bar: Go for the food — and the fun

It’s a jumping place with a party atmosphere — and the seafood’s pretty good, too.

Beloved Seattle restaurant brings island spirit to Lynnwood

Ravenna’s Kona Kitchen expands north, bringing its big-portion Hawaiian dishes with it.

Experience the flavors of the Caribbean at Calypso in Edmonds

Strike up the steel band and get ready for a restaurant that evokes the sunny Caribbean islands.

Take a trip to authentic Mexico at Tía Lety in Everett

You don’t go to this eatery for the ambiance, but the tacos and tamales are well worth seeking out.